‘No extinctions’: Polar bears survived periods when the Arctic had no ice

Former Vice President Al Gore shocked Americans in “An Inconvenient Truth” when he said polar bears were drowning because global warming was melting Arctic sea ice, but now a new study shows that polar bears did just fine even when there was no ice covering the Arctic.

By |2016-01-12T00:21:51+00:00January 11th, 2016|Guest Insights|Comments Off on ‘No extinctions’: Polar bears survived periods when the Arctic had no ice

Obama’s Alaska trip: where were the polar bears?

Polar bear populations in the Arctic are at record numbers (at least since humans started recording them), so it should be no surprise that all of a sudden President Obama is NOT talking about them. Instead, on his recent Alaska trip, he called for more icebreaker ships at a time he is also trying to claim that Arctic ice is shrinking (when it is not) and glaciers are retreating (which they have been doing for well over a century).

By |2015-09-09T23:00:19+00:00September 9th, 2015|CFACT Insights|45 Comments

Merry Christmas my Polar Friends

A Christmas card from Einar Du Rietz, CFACT.EU After the Copenhagen farce, it's finally time for joy and for good news. So let me, as a seasons greeting, send a small reminder about he situation for the cute polar bears. According to, among others, the international WWF the population is currently around 22-25 000 individuals, a stable population after a steady increase since the ban on hunting in 1973. As for the arctics, the polar bears home turf, the ice has so far spread to increased levels this year. Interesting, or sad however, is that though WWF clearly states that the [...]

By |2012-09-20T00:02:33+00:00December 23rd, 2009|CFACT Europe|Comments Off on Merry Christmas my Polar Friends